Shaffner Family History

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Shaffner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schaffner.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Shaffner Family Origin

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Shaffner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Butcher

    2%

In 1880, the most common Shaffner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Shaffner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shaffner family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shaffner.

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Shaffner Historical Records

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Shaffner Life Expectancy

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